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Week 4 Winter Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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Sixth College Practicum Survey

Complete a survey about your experience fulfilling your Practicum requirement and enter to win a $25 Starbucks gift card! Fill it out here. You may also have your Practicum project featured on the Sixth College website!



Become A Peer Advisor!

Want to get more experience in Sixth College? Apply to be a Peer Advisor! You will provide academic support for first and second years and design programs and workshops that students need while enhancing your co-curricular record!

Apply here by Wednesday January 22nd



Sixth College Townhall Meeting

Food will be provided! Come join us for information and voice your opinions.

Join us on Tuesday January 28th from 5:30-7PM at the Multipurpose Room, Student Center




Triton Fest and Recreation invite you to take a recess break! RECess at RIMAC is the perfect chance to hit reset on the new year, and take a break before midterms start. Offering free food, popular fitness classes, and free DIY goodies. When you participate in 3 classes or more, you'll be entered into a raffle for the chance to win epic prizes! Event is open to current UC San Diego undergraduate and graduate students with valid school ID.

Join us on Friday January 31st from 7PM-11PM at RIMAC

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UCSD Sibling Day!

Spend a day with your sibling here at UCSD and join some of the events held by the university! Register here by Friday January 31st.

Siblings Day will be held Saturday February 8th from 9AM-3PM. See you there!




Apply to be the Sixth Orientation Intern

The Orientation Intern works closely with our professional staff throughout the year on orientation logistics and plays a major role in our communication with students and families about the Sixth College Orientation Program. Applicants for this position should be creative and have strong administrative and organizational skills. Find the posting on Handshake by searching for “Orientation.”

Apply by Monday February 10th by 4PM on Handshake

Email if you have any questions



Summer/Fall 2020 Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship

Are you planning to study abroad this summer or fall? Want a little extra cash to fund your trip? Apply for the Summer/Fall 2020 Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship! Please read the information and follow the instructions given here in order to apply. All applications must be submitted through Academic Works by the end of the day on Monday, March 2.

Apply by Monday March 2nd



Commuter Sixers! We Want to Hear From You!

Want to improve your college experience as a commuter student? We can help! Fill out this survey to help us learn how we can best serve you




UC San Diego Tritons - We Would Like to Hear Your Voice!

The results from this survey will provide ideas to make the outdoor public spaces on campus more active and dynamic with a wide range of programs and events. Participation in this survey is voluntary.

Take the survey!



College Bowl

Put your knowledge to the test! Compete with other Sixers in a trivia game to win prizes and compete with students from other colleges. Register before February to reserve your spot.

Register here!



APIMEDIA Community Time!
The Asian Pacific Islander Middle Eastern Desi American (APIMEDIA) Program invites all to come together, learn, and hang out in a safe and open environment

Come out to the Dogghouse from 4pm-6pm on every Wednesday. This week, get free candy and blue books!

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Academic Advising

Located at The Hub in Pepper Canyon Hall (2nd floor) (Website)

Have a question but can't walk in? Use our Virtual Advising Center! Open 24/7.
You can also contact us by phone at (858) 534-9001



Important Date for Class Schedules!
Need to drop a class or change the grading option? Make the decision by Friday January 31st to avoid a "W."




Join Global Ties through ENG100D or ENG 100L
Join Global TIES through ENG 100D and ENG 100L this Winter 2020! Register for ENG 100D and/or ENG 100L on WebReg and fulfill Sixth Upper Division Practicum Requirements.
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Financially Savvy Series: Eating Healthy on a Budget
Eating healthy can be difficult on a college student's budget. However with the right tips and tricks, it's possible! Come out to the Zone and learn life hacks to eat healthy while on a budget.
Tuesday January 28th at the Zone from 3:30PM to 4:30PM

RSVP Here!





Inaugural Winter Wellness Symposium 
Join us at the inaugural Winter Wellness Symposium as the UC San Diego community celebrates health, happiness and well-being on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The free event is open to all students, faculty and staff and will feature interactive sessions focusing on the 8 dimensions of wellness, free breakfast and lunch, and opportunities to learn about resources available on campus.

Wednesday January 29th at Price Center from 8AM to 5:30PM



 Bending The Curve: Climate Justice Now - Global Forum
A timely discussion on the topic of Climate Justice focusing on climate communication and climate education.

Wednesday January 29th at the Great Hall at International House from 5PM to 6:30PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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I-HeArt: Odissi - The Art of Traditional Indian Dance
Join us to learn more about the traditional Indian dance, Odissi, with a dance workshop host by professional instructor Nilanjana Banerjee.

Thursday January 30th at the Great Hall at International House from 5PM to 6PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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Men's Basketball: UCSD vs. Humboldt State | UCSD vs. Stanislaus State
Show your school spirit and support Men's Basketball as they go head to head with other colleges in these upcoming games. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Cal Poly Pomona: Thursday January 30th at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU San Bernardino: Saturday February 1st at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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Women's Basketball: UCSD vs. Humboldt State | UCSD vs. Stanislaus State
Show your school spirit and support Women's Basketball as they go head to head with other colleges in these upcoming games. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Cal Poly Pomona: Thursday January 30th at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU San Bernardino: Saturday February 1st at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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 Kaibigang Pilipin@'s High School Conference (KP HSC)
High School Conference is a whole day, on-campus event in which we empower high school students from around the San Diego County. We are looking for volunteers, workshop hosts, and funcilitators for our event. Apply through one of the following links: Funcilitator

KP HSC will be held on Saturday February 1st at Price Center from 7AM to 9PM

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BRC Change-a-thon
The BRC, in collaboration with The Basement, is hosting a change- a -thon with the intention of facilitating a creative problem solving incubator with a focus on the Black experience. Sign up here.

Saturday February 1st at the Basement from 9AM to 9PM 

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First, But Not Alone: Power in Numbers
Are you a first generation student? Join us in a career readiness conference where you can learn tips and tricks on how to start your college career. Network with alumni and other first generation students while having your resume and cover letter reviewed. RSVP is required to attend.

Saturday February 1st at Student Services Center Multipurpose Room from 2PM to 7:30PM

Connecting the Dots 
Ever wondered how colonization continues to inform the relationships we carry with ourselves, the folks closest to us, and our fellow community members? Join us for a conversation on the psychological effects of colonization and how they relate to our everyday lives!

Tuesday February 4th at Cross-Cultural Center Communidad from 3:30PM to 4:50PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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Campus to Career Series: Interviews Classified
The interview process can be intimidating to navigate. Regardless of the extent of your interview experience, there’s always room for improvement. This program explores beyond interview 101 basics, touching on pre- and post- interview etiquette and substantial tips to help you make a skillful impression. Come out for the interview secrets no one tells you! Presented by the Career Services Center.
Tuesday February 4th at the Zone from 3:30PM to 4:30PM

RSVP Here!



Senior Student Success Series:Workshop #4 - Networking and Job Hunting 
Learn how to productively increase your network and use it to help you find job opportunities and set you on your career path. More workshops involving different topics to come. For CSAP graduating seniors, attend 4 of these workshops and receive a free cap and gown. Workshops are open to all students.

Join us on Friday February 7th from 12:30PM to 2PM at Horizon Room

Contact Maria at if you have any questions!

Register Here!



I-House Community Project - Winter 2020
I-House will take members of the campus community to City Heights for an urban canyon restoration project led by San Diego Canyonlands, a non-profit organization.

Saturday February 8th at the Great Hall at International House from 8AM to 1:30PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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Academic Integrity Office’s Open House
Enjoy free appetizers and refreshments as students, staff, and instructors have conversations about academic integrity and why it is important to excel with integrity!

Tuesday February 11th at the Academic Integrity Office, 301 University Centers from 5PM to 7PM 

RSVP Here!

Contact if you have any questions!

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"Fly" the Musical
Do you know the story of Peter Pan? Ever wonder how it is played from Wendy's perspective? Watch her story as the original lost girl in the new upcoming musical "Fly." UCSD students are able to recive a $10 ticket by showing up one hour before the show. Bring your student ID to be eligible.

Showing from February 18th to March 29th at the La Jolla Playhouse

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Excel with Integrity Art Contest
Enter the Excel with Integrity Art Contest and show how you excel with integrity and win up to $250 Triton Cash. Any type of artwork is allowed so get creative!
Submit Here!

Submissions are due Wednesday April 1st at 9AM

Contact if you have any questions!





Thrive - Peer Health Coaching 
The Thrive Peer Health Coaching Program provides undergraduate students with personalized support and guidance from a trained peer health coach. In a one-on-one setting, our coaches will help you assess your desired well-being goal, create a behavior change plan using "SMART" goal-setting, and help you identify and develop the knowledge and skills to improve your well-being. Peer Health Coaches will also provide you with the resources and support necessary to attain your goal.

Click the link below to learn more about how to request a peer coach

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Move Your Body, Tone Your Mood
Learn basic mindful movements to reduce stress and improve mood!
Every Monday, from 10am-10:45am at the Zone next to Jamba Juice.
Learn more about the Zone






Gay Men's Relationship Forum
Join us for conversation and connection. This community forum addresses relationships, sexual health, community building and more.
Every Monday, from 2:30pm-4pm at the Women's Center Small group Room
Contact if you have any questions! 




Outreach Trivia Night
Venture over to Muir to meet new people and test your knowledge of various trivia categories! Each week one category will highlight California, another state and another country and the other three categories are miscellaneous! Free entry to all UCSD students and prizes for the winning team. Come with friends or by yourself to join a team of four!

Want to sponsor Outreach Trivia and spread awareness about your department/org? Sign up

Every Tuesday, from 7pm-8pm at Muir Woods Coffee House
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Learning Conversation Tables (TLC)
Come learn a new language by conversing with a host in a casual setting.
Every Tuesday, from 5pm-6pm at the Great Hall at International House.
Contact if you have any questions! 
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Asian American Community Forum
An informal drop-in group designed for Asian American students to discuss topics relevant to their experiences in a supportive environment. Bring your lunch and join us!
Every odd week on Tuesdays, from 12pm-1pm at the Cross Cultural Center Conference Room.
Contact Dr. Dianna Quach at (858) 534-7710 if you have any questions! 




Black Women's Collective
Join us for conversations about our experiences as Black women and connect with other women on campus. Dinner will be provided.
Every even week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Women's Center
Contact if you have any questions! 




Outside the Box Discussion
Join us for an open dialogue hosted by CAPS and safe space of multiracial/multiethnic and other non-dominant identities to share personal experiences and be heard.
Every odd week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Cross Cultural Center Tranquility Room
Contact if you have any questions! 





Job Opportunities

 The AS Office of Health and Wellness is Hiring!


The Associated Students Office of Health and Wellness is Hiring! Join a team of passionate student leaders and help make UCSD a happier, healthier campus! Click on the link below for a list of job openings.
Apply here by January 30th at 11:59 PM
Contact if you have any questions



First Year Experience - Become A Discussion Leader


Interested in teachine, leadership, and collaboration? Become a discussion leader! Apply to experience a paid training oppurtunity that you can put in your co-curricular record.
Want more information? Come to one of our info sessions and get free cookies
Wednesday, January 22nd @ 3PM in the Marshall Admin Building, Room 127
Friday, January 24th @ NOON in the Student Services Complex, Room 350
Monday, January 27th @ 1PM in the Marshall Admin Building, Room 127
Apply at and search "Discussion Leaders" by January 31st at 11:59 PM
Contact if you have any questions



Become the Next Student Regent!


Take on this incredible opportunity to become a representative voice within the UC Regents meetings on behalf of the entire UC student body, and to have all tuition and fees waived during the two years of service. Wanna learn more about the position? Come to Town Hall on January 31st from 11:30am-1pm in the Governance Chambers. Free lunch provided. Learn more about the town hall meeting here.
Apply here by March 8th
Contact if you have any questions

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Apply for the Capital Fellows Program

The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of California state government. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the State Assembly, State Senate, Executive Branch or the Judiciary. The fellowships are administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, and are an outstanding opportunity for college graduates to engage in public service and prepare for future careers.
    To apply, click here by February 3rd, 2020. Have any questions? Contact the Sacremento State's Center for California Studies at or (916) 278-9606.

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Public Meetings

Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15pm Main Conference Room
(2nd Floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)

Website | Facebook

Finance Committee
Wednesdays, 1pm
Main Conference Room
(2nd Floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)

Teal Team Sixth (SCSC Programming Committee)
Wednesday, 6pm
The Dogghouse
Facebook | Contact

Tech Committee
Thursdays, 7pm
Location Varies, Contact on Facebook for Location

Website | Facebook
Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm
The Dogghouse

Facebook | Contact


Apply for the Tucker $10,000 award and the Marchick-Rallo $4,000 award
Are you or were a part of UCSD's student governemtn? You are eligible to earn scholarship money through one these two rewards! Click here to apply!

Deadline to apply is January 27, 2020

Contact if you have any questions!

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Grand Challenge Scholars Program
Want to gain professional skills and gain exclusive benefits from your learning?The Grand Challenge Scholars Program is an innovative certificate program for UC San Diego undergraduate students. The program is designed to encourage students to focus their curricular and co-curricular experiences on addressing one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020

Contact if you have any questions!

Apply Here


Basic Needs Resources

Grocery Shuttle
We are excited to promote a free weekly shuttle service to Convoy and Balboa Ave! You can find various grocery stores like 99 Ranch Market, Balboa International Market, Food 4 Less, Zion Market, Tropical Star Market and Restaurant, and H-Mart. You can learn more about the route and various departure times as well as access several coupons and special offers for UCSD students here.We encourage anyone who is planning on shopping to bring your own grocery bags. See you there! Every Saturday from 12:00pm-7:30pm during Fall, Winter, & Spring Quarter excluding University holidays. Pick up at Mandeville Loop.

Commuter Resources

Sixth College Commuter Lounge
Cook in the kitchen, surf the web on the computers, take advantage in renting a locker, or watch TV. Just swipe your UCSD student ID at the door. Have questions? See the Sixth College Front Desk or contact

Campus Resources

Coffee and Dine with a Prof
Want to get to know a professor, faculty member, or graduate TA better? Get coffee or dinner with them through our Coffee With a Prof or Dine With a Prof program. Pick up a voucher at the Sixth Student Affairs Office, located at the second floor of Pepper Canyon Hall after reading the instructions here.
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